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At Atturra, we clear the path, so you can do more and go beyond.    

Key is helping clients redefine what their future looks like with technology. This is delivered through strategic and creative thinking, tactical skills and IP tools, so you can more easily adopt and benefit from innovation. 

Our advisory and solution specialists are technologically adept and empathetically human; and we ensure you work with the right people to solve the right challenges. 

We offer proven practices, honed from thousands of technology deployments across dozens of industries and hundreds of organisations nationwide, resulting in effective and elegant, end-to-end outcomes. 

For wherever you need to go next. For wherever the future is going.

Atturra, we’ll lead you there.

About us

The Atturra Advantage

We bring specialised experience and strategic partnerships– offering assured leadership at critical moments requiring transformational change.

Expertise at Scale

Modernised, simplified and optimised for more than 600 clients.

Strong Industry Focus

Industry-specific expertise across government, defence, financial services, higher education and more.

Unique
Approach

Quick-to-market, with our IP solutions and cross-functional capabilities.

Proudly
Australian

100% Australian owned with offices across the nation.

Over 200 Security-
Cleared Staff

One of the largest consulting teams working with Defence and Federal Government.

Strong Technology
Partnerships

We partner with leading technology companies to offer specialised technology and scalable, expert solutions.

A Skilled Team

With a background across a multitude of industries and organisations, our people bring the technical and business experience required to successfully lead your technological evolution.

Stephen Kowal

Chief Executive Officer

As the Chief Executive Officer, Stephen is accountable for overall leadership and direction. Since joining Atturra in 2019 he has rapidly grown the business organically and via strategic acquisitions. Stephen has extensive executive management experience across IT software and services, including an ANZ sales director position for a US multi-national IT company and several CIO roles locally and overseas.

David Dekker

David Dekker

Chief Operations Officer

David’s responsibilities are wide-ranging across operations, IT, and sales and marketing. He has been instrumental in the mergers and acquisitions space, end-to-end IPO processes and corporate governance for Atturra. David’s previous experience includes managing sales and business units at various organisations, including SAP locally and overseas, and most recently he was the CEO of Cubic Consulting, a company owned by Atturra. 

Julia Merten

Chief Human Resources Officer

Julia leads the HR team and has a focus on strategies and policies that promote sustainable people growth at Atturra. A hands-on leader and coach, Julia works closely with other Atturra leaders and the HR talent team to attract and retain the best people. Julia has extensive experience in the IT industry, having previously worked for organisations like Accenture, DA Consulting and Cubic Consulting. 

Helen Ord

General Counsel

Working closely with key stakeholders at Atturra to support business initiatives and manage legal risk, Helen provides sound technical advice by combining her market experience with commercial acumen. An experienced corporate lawyer, previous roles include Head of Legal at BPAY and Bank of Queensland, and seven years as a Partner at Dentons.

Richard Shaw

Chief Financial Officer

Richard has held CFO roles in the finance, IT and media sectors for over 20 years, with extensive experience in ASX-listed companies. Prior to joining Atturra, Richard was CFO of Yellow Brick Road Holdings Limited, a diversified financial services provider. He led the financial operations of that business for nine years, from pre-IPO (with circa 70 brokers), growing to a national network of over 1,500 advisers. Richard’s previous CFO roles include OzEmail Internet, Bluefreeway Limited and Commsecure Limited.

Kunal Shah

Kunal Shah

Director, Mergers & Acquisitions

Kunal is a resourceful senior corporate finance leader with significant experience in mergers and acquisitions, specialising in financial and operational due diligence. He also leads end-to-end planning through the deal lifecycle and post-acquisition integration management. Kunal is an affiliate member of the Governance Institute of Australia and performs the role of Company Secretary for Atturra Limited.

Andrew Balmaks

Executive General Manager – Advisory & Consulting

Andrew is a senior leader across strategy development, major transformation, investment management and benefits realisation for organisations. He is the co-founder of the Noetic Group, now majority owned by Atturra, where his main role is to grow the Advisory & Consulting business, and lead projects of strategic significance. Andrew has worked with clients around the world in the Asia Pacific, USA and Middle East. 

Elizabeth Dwyer

Executive General Manager – Change & Adoption

Liz leads a skilled team of change managers delivering successful transformation, change and learning programs, helping customers achieve a return on investment for their technology solutions. Liz is an accomplished business psychologist and Prosci-certified senior change specialist with over 20 years’ experience, including roles with SAP in the UK and Singapore.

Greg Mace

Executive General Manager - Cloud & Applications

Greg is responsible for managing a team of Microsoft specialists across Enterprise Business Applications and Cloud solutions, committed to delivering exceptional outcomes for clients. Greg has over 20 years of experience in G2B and B2B IT, having previously worked for the Australian Public Service, Pcubed, Avanade and Oracle.

Jason Frost

Executive General Manager - Data & Integration

Jason leads a team of experts whose mission is to build the leading practice for managing customers’ data integration platforms and offering the best integration services. An experienced senior professional with more than 25 years in B2B IT, Jason is focused on continually adding to Atturra’s data integration capability, such as the recent partnership with OpenText.

Petar Bielovich

Executive General Manager – Management Control Solutions

Petar leads a team delivering decision support solutions and enabling digital transformation through rapid application development. Petar has more than 20 years’ experience with clients, including Australian Defence, Boral, Telstra and Nestle, and has worked for large professional services organisations and start-ups.

Richard Hill

Executive General Manager - Business Applications

Richard is responsible for Atturra’s team of specialists that simplify, optimise and modernise business applications to deliver maximum value for clients. Richard comes with extensive experience gained over 25 years in the industry. He was a co-founder of Galaxy42, a company acquired by Atturra to help clients maximise use of their TechnologyOne ERP and Infor applications.